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The '90s are making a comeback! 47 nostalgic items that are in style (again)

It's all about the '90s on TODAY's Halloween! Shop these 47 items that are making a fashionable comeback.
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What's old is new again!

It might be 2016, but it feels like 1996 when it comes to the hottest fashion trends.

With everything from chokers to slip dresses to velvet clothing making a comeback, it comes as no surprise that our anchors found inspiration for this year's Halloween costumes in one of the most fun decades of all time: the '90s.

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From Britney Spears to Regis Philbin and even the Spice Girls, our TODAY anchors and friends certainly got into the '90s Halloween spirit. With Matt Lauer as Jerry Senfield, Al Roker as "Family Matters" own Steve Urkel, Savannah Guthrie as Demi Moore's iconic Vanity Fair cover, Dylan Dryer as Baby Spice, Tamron Hall as Julia Roberts in "Pretty Woman" and Jenna Bush Hager as none other than her grandmother, Barbara Bush, there were lots of throwbacks on the Plaza.

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And to help you revive your favorite nostalgic trends, we've rounded up some of must-have items that are suddenly popular again. Whether you want to throw it back to the '90s for your own Halloween costume this year or just be trendy in your everyday life, take a look below and shop your favorites.

Platform boots

And if you've always wanted to relive the days of the Spice Girls (like Dylan and her Baby Spice costume), now's your chance: The pop group's signature platform boots are right on trend for fall. You can even channel your inner rock star with boots that have actual stars on them.

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1. Daisy Street Platform Ankle Boots, $68, ASOS

Platform boots

2. Michelle Velvet Platform Boot, $89, Urban Outfitters

Platform boots
Urban Outfitters

3. Platform Boots, $15, H&M

Platform boots

4. EMI Metallic Platform Boots, $76, ASOS

Platform boots

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Crop tops

Siri Daly as Britney Spears

Britney Spears certainly loved a good belly top, or "baby tee" as we used to call them. And when Siri Daly showed up to TODAY dressed as Britney Spears her costume wasn't complete without it.

Britney Spears

Years later, these midriff-baring shirts are back. From short chunky sweaters to frilly lace versions, crop tops are very much in style. Wear them with high-waisted pants or a skirt for a sophisticated yet fashion-forward look.

5. Ribbed Knit Crop Top, $13, Forever 21

Ribbed knit crop top
Forever 21

6. Lysa Lace Crop Top, $24, Tobi

Lace crop top

7. Petra Blouse, $68, Free People

Crop Top
Free People

8. Short Jersey Top, $25, H&M

Crop top

9. Floral Satin Wrap Top, $65, Topshop

Floral crop top

10. Frayed Crop Top, $36, Zara

Crop top

Puffy shirts

Matt Lauer as Seinfeld

Alright so maybe we don't actually call them puffy shirts like they did on "Seinfeld," but Matt is on to something when he revived Jerry Seinfeld's famous shirt for this year's Halloween costume. The ruffled blouse trend is certainly on point for fall.

11. Ruffled Blouse, $50, H&M

Ruffled blouse

12. Sleeveless Poplin Ruffle Shirt, $58, Topshop

Ruffle blouse

13. Frilled Blouse, $40, Zara

Frill blouse

Slip dresses

CLUELESS, Alicia Silverstone, 1995
Everett Collection

Yes, these thin, little spaghetti strap dresses are back. This time around, wear them over your favorite T-shirts, turtlenecks or even sweaters for a cool winter look. Throw on a leather jacket and you'll be looking totally rad.

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14. Block Colour Metallic Dress, $40, Zara

Zara colorblock slip dress

15. Spaghetti Strap Dress, $60, Mango

Mango mint green spaghetti strap dress

16. Checked Slip Dress, $50, Zara

Zara plaid midi slip dress

17. Lisakai Button-Front Floral Slip Dress, $25, Pac Sun

Lisakai button-front slip dress

18. Silence + Noise Deep-V Satin Maxi Slip Dress, $89, Urban Outfitters

Silence + Noise maxi slip dress
Urban Outfitters

19. Long Camisole Dress, $70, Zara

Zara maxi slip dress

20. Dress with Lace, $24, H&M

H&M pink slip dress with lace

21. Kendall + Kylie Crepe Slip Dress, $25, Pac Sun

Kendall + Kylie plaid slip dress

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Kate Hudson

Oh hello, chokers! When it comes to accessories, it's all about these high-neck necklaces this fall. You probably had one of those plastic "tattoo" versions from your local Claire's or Limited Too back in the day, but this edgy trend has certainly grown up.

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choker necklace on young woman

From lace and leather to beads and more, there are so many different types of chokers to wear now.

22. Libby Stone Choker Necklace, $18, Urban Outfitters

Libby stone Choker Necklace

23. Rivoli Bow Choker, $14, Nasty Gal

Rivoli Bow Choker

24. Maddison Wide Fabric Choker Necklace, $18, Urban Outfitters

Maddison Wide Fabric Choker Necklace

25. Metal Plate Choker Necklace Rose Gold, $25, Missguided

Metal Plate Choker Rose Gold

26. Colby Vegan Suede Choker, $18, Nasty Gal

Colby Vegan Suede Choker

27. Good Idea Gold and Ivory Layered Choker Necklace, $13, Lulus

Cute Choker Necklace

28. Feliz Wrap Choker, $11, Nasty Gal

Feliz Wrap Choker

29. Only Love Leather + Stone Choker Necklace, $24, Urban Outfitters

Only Love Leather + Stone Choker Necklace
Only Love Leather + Stone Choker NecklaceUrban Outfitters

30. Suzywan Deluxe Black Rose Crochet Choker, $28, Nasty Gal

Suzywan Deluxe Black Rose Crochet Choker

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Velvet is certainly having a moment (again)! From tops to dresses to even boots, this fall it really is all about velvet. And the best part about this plush fabric being back in style is that it's super comfortable and snuggly. Shop for some of our must-have items and take a look here for even more.

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31. Wrap Cami Top in Velvet, $43, ASOS


32. FRS Brown Velvet Flare Pants, $43, Front Row Shop

Front Row Shop

33. Velvet Ankle Booties, $40, Forever 21

Forever 21

34. AQUA Crushed Velvet Slip Dress, $68, Bloomingdale's


35. Velvet Top, $40, Zara


36. Wide Hairband, $10, H&M


37. Velvet Carrot Trousers, $50, Zara


38. KRAZY Pointed Boot, $60, Topshop


39. Club L Plus Wrap Front Cape Midi Dress in Velvet, $55, ASOS


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Pool slides

Those triple-stripe Adidas shower shoes that you used to rock (just hopefully not with socks) are suddenly cool and fashionable to wear just about anywhere. Seriously! Here are a few of our top picks.

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40. Adidas Adilette Ultra Stipes Slide Sandal, $30, DSW


41. Adidas Performance Adilette Gold Sandal, $33, Amazon


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Move over stilettos, this season is all about flatforms. Yes, those chunky shoes you used wear back in the day are in style once again. From espadrilles to sneakers, there are so many ways you can sport these shoes in a modern way.

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42. Mavis Flatform Lace Up Shoes, $61, ASOS

Flatform shoes

43. Peter Creper Shellys London, $99, Nordstrom

Flatform sneakers

44. STEVEN by Steve Madden Hilda Platform Sneakers, $69, Macy's

Platform sneakers

45. Steve Madden Bertie Velvet Low-Top Platform Sneakers, $69, Lord & Taylor

Velvet platform sneakers
Lord & Taylor

46. ALDO Narcissa Flatform Tassel Loafers, $70, Macy's

ALDO shoes

47. Pull&Bear Open Toe Zip Up Shoe, $54, ASOS


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